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August 29, 2011

Nick Nolte Joins Gangster Squad Opens in new window

He'll play the chief of police who assembles a few good cops to take down Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn). More...

July 25, 2011

Harrison Ford Sizes Up Black Hats Opens in new window

He'd play "a retired Wyatt Earp who faces off with a Prohibition-era Al Capone." More...

March 30, 2011

Warner Bros. Gets Gangster-Happy with Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, and David Yates Opens in new window

According to Deadline's sources, Warner Bros. wants Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling to star in Ruben Fleischer's "Gangster Squad" -- and is also looking at David Yates to direct a new Al Capone biopic. More...

October 1, 2010

The 12 Longest Steadicam Shots Opens in new window

Now here's a list you've probably never thought of: Total Film has ranked the 12 longest Steadicam shots. More...

May 25, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: "Dark Knight" Update, New "Transformers" Trailer, New Director For "Punisher 2," And More! Opens in new window

In this Week's Ketchup, the "Dark Knight" official site got a slick update, the "Transformers" latest trailer kills, and the sequel to "The Punisher" has a new director (now about that Frank Castle role...). More...

May 18, 2007

Gerard Butler Joins "Capone Rising" Cast Opens in new window

Gerard Butler, of bearded "300" fame, is the latest to join the cast of "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," Variety reports. Butler will topline the film, playing one of the leads. More...

May 11, 2007

Nic Cage Cast As Capone In "Untouchables" Sequel Opens in new window

Nicolas Cage is set to slide into the role of mobster Al Capone in a prequel to 1987's "The Untouchables" that will examine the gangster's early years and rise to power. More...

February 22, 2007

De Palma Directing That "Untouchables" Prequel? Opens in new window

I know we've probably talked about this one before: Apparently there's going to be a prequel to Brian De Palma's "The Untouchables," and in a recent interview with AICN, moviemaker Antoine Fuqua mentioned that De Palma may actually be directing this prequel. Hmmm. More...

October 31, 2006

Update on the Jackie Chan/Jet Li Project ... Plus: Untouchables 2! Opens in new window

A while back we shared the news that Jackie Chan and Jet Li would be co-starring in an epic adventure based on the legend of The Monkey King. And now we have an update on that project. Also, in semi-related news, it looks like that "Untouchables" prequel is getting ready to roll. More...

January 12, 2006

Fincher Signs Up for "Torso" Tale Opens in new window

According to Variety, fan favorite David Fincher is about to sign on to direct "Torso" for Paramount, a project based on the graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis & Marc Andreyko. The genre-centric Ehren Kruger will be penning the adaptation. More...

November 15, 2005

De Niro Might Just Rejoin the Mafia Opens in new window

Variety reports on a project that might bring master actor Robert De Niro back to the genre that made him famous: the mafia-type one. Paramount snagged the rights to an unpublished novel called "The Winter of Frankie Machine," and the studio would love to get Bobby in the lead role. More...

November 11, 2005

Sean Connery Earns AFI's Highest Honor Opens in new window

Thanks to ComingSoon.net for sharing a press release from the American Film Institute: Sir Sean Connery has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees to receive the 34th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, chair of the AFI Board of Trustees. More...

October 27, 2005

Levinson & De Niro to Pair Up for Tinseltown Satire Opens in new window

Variety brings news of an intriguing project that's being described as "Wag the Dog" of the moviemaking world." Robert De Niro will play the lead character in "What Just Happened?," which is based on the memoirs of veteran Hollywood producer Art Linson. Barry Levinson will direct. More...

June 28, 2005

De Palma Signs On for an "Untouchable" Prequel Opens in new window

Variety reports that celebrated director Brian De Palma will return to old-school Chicago to direct "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," which will be a prequel to his 1987 hit "The Untouchables." More...

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